ALBANY, N.Y. -- Albany police are investigating an attempted robbery and shooting that occurred on Lexington Avenue.
On Monday, March 17, at about 11:40 a.m., officers responded to 518 Clothing, located at 94 Lexington Ave., for a report of a shooting. When they arrived, the victim stated that two males entered the store armed with what appeared to be a handgun and demanded money. During the course of the incident, one of the suspects fired a single shot striking the victim in his foot.
Both suspects then fled the scene without any proceeds from the store.
The victim, a 29-year-old male from Albany, was treated at the scene by firefighters and transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039(518) 462-8039.
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